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by | July 5, 2016 | Comments

It’s the beginning of the month again, which means there’s a lot of new choices on streaming services, so we’ve pared it down to the very best, from the Back to the Future and Star Trek franchises to classics like The Shining, The Sting, and more. Read on for the full list.


New on Netflix

 

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) 98%

Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell star in Howard Hawks’s classic musical comedy about a showgirl who travels to Paris with a friend in search of a wealthy husband, only to fall in love with a poor private eye instead.

Available now on: Netflix


Back to the Future (1985) 96%

– Franchise

Netflix has added all three films in Robert Zemeckis’s massively popular adventure trilogy, which stars Michael J. Fox as a spunky teenager who is pulled into time-traveling hijinks by his mad scientist friend (Christopher Llloyd).

Available now on Netflix: Back to the Future, Part II, Part III


Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Season 1 (2015) 97%

Rachel Bloom stars in this CW musical comedy series about a career woman who leaves her job and Manhattan lifestyle to find love in California.

Available now on: Netflix


The Sting (1973) 94%

This twisty multiple Oscar-winner (including Best Picture) from George Roy Hill stars Robert Redford and Paul Newman as a pair of grifters who team up on a monumental scam to take down a local racketeer with a lot of enemies.

Available now on: Netflix


Deliverance (1972) 89%

Burt Reynolds and Jon Voight star in John Boorman’s acclaimed adaptation of the eponymous James Dickey novel about a group of friends on a canoe trip in Georgia who are terrorized by unfriendly locals.

Available now on: Netflix


Insomnia (2002) 92%

Christopher Nolan’s remake of the Norwegian thriller of the same name stars Al Pacino as an Alaskan detective who mistakenly shoots his partner while in pursuit of a dangerous killer and Robin Williams as the killer himself, who witnesses the crime and knows the truth.

Available now on: Netflix


A War (2015) 89%

This Danish drama — nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar — follows a soldier in Afghanistan whose decision while under fire has serious consequences.

Available now on: Netflix


Lethal Weapon (1987) 80%

– Franchise

It may have suffered diminishing returns with each sequel, sure, but Richard Donner’s iconic buddy-cop action comedy franchise remains a fan favorite, starring Mel Gibson as perpetual loose cannon Riggs and Danny Glover as his partner Murtaugh, who’s getting too old for this s***.

Available now on Netflix: Lethal Weapon, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4


Beverly Hills Cop (1984) 83%

Speaking of action comedies about cops in Los Angeles, Netflix has also added the first two entries (helmed by Martin Brest and Tony Scott, respectively) in this popular franchise powered by Eddie Murphy as fast-talking Detroit transplant Axel Foley.

Available now on Netflix: Beverly Hills Cop, Part II


Mean Girls (2004) 84%

With breakout performances from Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, and Lizzy Caplan, as well as a sharp script from Tina Fey, Mean Girls remains one of the definitive comedies of the 2000s.

Available now on: Netflix


Cinderella Man (2005) 80%

Russell Crowe makes his first appearance on this week’s list in Ron Howard’s Oscar-nominated drama about the life of Depression-era heavyweight boxing champion James J. Braddock.

Available now on: Netflix


Penny Dreadful: Season 1 (2014) 80%

Eva Green and Timothy Dalton lead an ensemble cast in Showtime’s gothic supernatural drama, which draws characters from classic literature like Victor Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and Dracula. With the series officially over, Netflix has added its first two seasons.

Available now on: Netflix


Gladiator (2000) 77%

And here’s Russell Crowe’s second Oscar-nominated (and Oscar-winning, in this case) appearance on this list, namely Ridley Scott’s historical epic about a betrayed Roman general who triumphs in the gladiatorial arena as a means to exact his revenge.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Amazon Prime

 

Rosemary's Baby (1968) 96%

Roman Polanski’s chilling adaptation of Ira Levin’s bestselling novel stars Mia Farrow as a young wife who moves with her husband (John Cassavetes) into a new apartment building populated by peculiar tenants, becomes pregnant, and suspects that her child may not be entirely human.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Hannibal: Season 3 (2015) 98%

NBC’s popular series — starring Mads Mikkelsen as the titular psychiatrist with a taste for human flesh — was, by most accounts, cancelled far too soon, but if you want to catch its final season, it’s on Amazon Prime now.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) 88%

Amazon has also added six films from the Star Trek universe for its Prime subscribers, including the widely acclaimed Wrath of Khan, Search for Spock, and Undiscovered Country.

Available now on Amazon Prime: The Motion Picture, The Wrath of Khan, The Search for Spock, The Final Frontier, The Undiscovered Country, Insurrection


The Shining (1980) 84%

Stanley Kubrick’s iconic adaptation of the Stephen King novel stars a creepy Jack Nicholson as a struggling writer who relocates his family to an empty hotel during a harsh winter season and slowly goes mad.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


The Hunt for Red October (1990) 88%

Before Jack Ryan was a Shadow Recruit, he was… Alec Baldwin! This is the first adaptation of a Tom Clancy novel centered on his Jack Ryan character, a CIA analyst who, in this film, must infiltrate a Russian sub commanded by a man (Sean Connery) who plans to defect.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Trekkies (1997) 85%

It looks like Amazon is prepping for the release of the upcoming Star Trek film, since they’ve not only added previous films in the franchise, but also this affectionate documentary that chronicles the hit sci-fi series’ far-reaching cultural impact.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) 85%

Quentin Tarantino’s bloody two-part homage to martial arts revenge flicks features his distinct flair for nonlinear storytelling, a mixture of tone and style (including an animated segment), and a standout cast that includes Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, David Carradine, Gordon Liu, Sonny Chiba, Michael Madsen, and more.

Available now on Amazon Prime: Vol. 1, Vol. 2


Casino (1995) 79%

Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, and James Woods star in Martin Scorsese’s epic drama about the rise and fall of an expert bookmaker and the colorful characters who made a killing in Las Vegas’ more lawless days.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

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